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To the Memory of the Unknown Dead

 
 
To the Memory of the Unknown Dead Marker image. Click for full size.
By Christopher Busta-Peck, April 12, 2008
1. To the Memory of the Unknown Dead Marker
Inscription. Erected by the Women's Relief Corps
Auxiliary to the Grand Army of the Republic.

[small plaque]
Department of MO. W.R.C.
Monument Committee
Ruth A. Graham
Florence J. Fink
Sallie A. Moore
Mary E. Wright
Clara A. Alford
Mary J. Kirby

[reverse of marker]
"But there upon the sodden earth he bides
His last long sleep, to sleep un-named, unknown,
Until Gods angel on the whirlwind rides
to claim his own."

 
Erected by Women's Relief Corps Auxiliary to the Grand Army of the Republic.
 
Location. 39° 16.827′ N, 76° 40.505′ W. Marker is in Baltimore, Maryland. Marker can be reached from Frederick Avenue (Maryland Route 144). Click for map. Marker is in Loudon Park National Cemetery. Marker is in this post office area: Baltimore MD 21229, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Burial Place of Twenty-Nine Confederate Soldiers (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Mary Pickersgill (approx. 0.2 miles away); Weiskittel Mausoleum (approx. mile away); The Citizens of Irvington (approx.
Back of marker image. Click for full size.
By Christopher Busta-Peck, April 12, 2008
2. Back of marker
half a mile away); Mt. Olivet Cemetery (approx. 0.6 miles away); Irvington (approx. 0.6 miles away); Early Industries (approx. 0.7 miles away); Bridging Gwynns Falls (approx. 0.8 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Baltimore.
 
More about this marker. The sculpture is by Joseph M. Didusch (signed J.M. Didusch), of Baltimore.

The base was executed by Wilkinson & Neville, Builders, Balto., MD.
 
Additional comments.
1. Joseph M Didusch
Is there any additional information available regarding J M Didusch? Place/date of birth/death, spouse/siblings?

Editor's Note: I regret we are not associated with the organizations who erect and maintain markers, so cannot help with your research.
    — Submitted December 7, 2011.

 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesWar, US Civil
 
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By Christopher Busta-Peck, April 12, 2008
3. Detail
 
 
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